Haley's references: Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, plus Garner's Modern American Usage (Modern English Usage in in its latest edition -- a wonderful reference for writers, too).
Thinking Fiction: Indie-Editor House Style, Part Two The Author Factor (Haley, 2-16-18) Examples of why, when, and how to apply house style vis--vis author variables Thinking Fiction: Indie-Editor House Style, Part Three Themes and Variations (Haley, 4-12-18) The advantages of having your own house style: great efficiency (see example with em dashes and ellipses in fiction dialogue), some conventions Haley uses, and balancing your professional editing standards with a client's voice and vision.
(Jane Friedman, Writer Unboxed, 3-19-10) Kinds of editors/editing and levels of edit (Writers & Editors blog) The Doctor Will See You Now (book doctor Lisa Rojany-Buccieri on what book doctors can and cannot do) Make Professional Editing Work for You (Allison K Williams, The Writers Bloc, 5-11-15) Why is professional editing so damn expensive? Alison offers good tips on how to strengthen your ms. For editors and publishing professionals (a full section on editing, generally--not just fiction, on Writers and Editors website) Editorially Speaking: How to Find a Book Editor You Can Trust (Blake Atwood, The Write Life, 1-24-17) Tips For Editing Your Book (Joanna Penn talks to Natasa Lekic from NY Book Editors, about editing self-published fiction, 7-9-18) What to Expect from a Professional Critique (Margot Finke) See more such pieces on Writer Beware links.
NYC • Interviews with novelists and fiction writers plus interesting profiles and obituaries • Paris Review interviews with fiction writers • Genre fiction and fiction genres and subgenres • Mysteries, suspense, thrillers, and crime novels • Science fiction and fantasy • The difference between mysteries, suspense novels, and thrillers • Romance novels and novelists • Erotic novels • Historical fiction • Graphic novels • Types of story, plot • The synopsis • Plots, story structure, narrative arc, conflict, and suspense • Setups and payoffs • Openings and closings (best ledes--good first and last lines, plus transitions) • Scenes: Show, don't tell • Point of view • Voice in fiction • Creating interesting characters Description and settings Improving dialogue • Books on editing and revising fiction • Books for and about critiquing groups • Books and articles for fiction writers and editors • Links to more sites, advice, and resources for fiction writers Absolutely.Groups, sites, advice, and resources for fiction writers, editors, readers, and fans (and in fiction these groups mix and mingle!) • Editing and revising fiction • Should you hire a professional editor?Her ruminations may help you think through your own training needs and approaches to getting work you will feel good doing--make you aware of the many ways in which editing work can vary, and how loving the material may help determine whether you specialize or not. Albertalli totaled 12 sensitivity reads for her second novel on issues of LGBTQ, black, Korean American, anxiety, obesity, and Jewish representation.Some publishing houses provide their own sensitivity readers, particularly in genressuch as young adult literaturewhere the industry feels protective of its audience.